Jobs – Procurement Assistant at Millennium Promise

Job Title: Procurement Assistant   

The Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime Minister has received credit financing from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), for the Dry Lands Integrated Development Project to be implemented in the Karamoja Sub region (Project reference number UG-0082-83). The Office of the Prime Minister will implement the Drylands Integrated Development Project through Millennium Promise Alliance Inc. an International Non-Profit Organisation solely committed to supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals through the Millennium Villages Projects (MVPs) in 10 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. The Dry Lands Integrated Development Project will implement multi sectoral interventions aimed at holistically addressing challenges faced by pastoralist communities that directly contribute to the objective of reducing vulnerability, building resilience, and accelerating the achievements of the UN Millennium Development Goals mainly in the districts of Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripiriti and Amudat.

Job Summary: The Procurement Assistant will be responsible for handling the procurement of small goods, works and services that are to be employed within the project area at the site level. The incumbent will also actively participate in procurement of other goods, woks and services by the Procurement specialist whenever needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Diploma in procurement and Supply chain Management, Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management, Diploma in Purchasing or the equivalence
  • Possession of a professional qualifications in procurement will be an advantage but is not mandatory
  • A minimum of three or more years’ experience in handling procurements of goods, works and services for international organisations.
  • Possess excellent planning skills, an eye for detail, and good analytical and writing/reporting skills especially for procurement reporting.

How to Apply for the job: 

All candidates are encouraged to apply by sending an application letter (in a sealed envelope clearly marked with “”APPLICATION FOR POSITION OF…””), curriculum vitae, three work related referees, copies of academic certificates, and testimonials either hand delivered or posted to this address: Millennium Promise Alliance Inc. Uganda, C/O Pacification and Development Department, 5th Floor Room 2521. Office of the Prime Minister, Plot 9-11 Apollo Kaggwa Road, P.O. Box 341, Kampala – Uganda.

Deadline: Friday, 3rd October 2014 by 2:00pm

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